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Hurricane Season 2022

A Look Back at Hurricane Fabian

In a matter of hours on September 5th, 2003, the Bermuda landscape was changed forever by Hurricane Fabian, the worst storm to hit our island in 50 years. Tragically, there were four lives lost and indeed many more lives have been dramatically altered. Some of us are still coping with lost or damaged homes while thousands were without power for weeks. It was a storm that few will forget and an event that brought out the best of Bermuda’s people.…


Hurricane Season 2022

Our Readers’ Stormy Weather Photos

One of the most fascinating things to do when a storm is on the horizon is to observe the dramatic change in weather. Ominous clouds and dark skies are usually the first signs that a storm is brewing but it's…


Home & Garden

What to Pick and Plant This Month

The summer’s heat is not the best time for cutting garden flowers. But our hedges are still profuse with blossom. Why not bring the outdoors in to create a mood? Choose blues, purples and whites for a cool setting, or…


Nature

5 Bermudian Sights You’ve Probably Never Seen, Even If You Live Here

This year, resolve to see more of Bermuda's natural wonders. Here are 5 things you've probably never seen in Bermuda but probably should.   Coral Spawn Every summer, our corals participate in a spectacular spawning event. These animals are attached…


Naturally Speaking

The Secret Life of Suck Rocks

In our daily walk along Horseshoe Bay, we have become intrigued by a colony of chitons or, as Bermudians call them, suck rocks (Chiton tuberculatus in formal parlance), half-hidden on one side of a rocky crevice at the far eastern…

Nature

Field Notes: The Calabash Tree

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the December 1952 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.    An interesting tree found growing in some of the old established gardens of…